Country: Fiji

Number of People Groups

33

People Groups Unreached

1 (3.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

884,000

Population in Unreached

4,500 (0.5%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

64.4%

% Evangelical

26.29%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.1%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 4,300 192,802,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.90 % -
 Anglo-Australian 7,500 17,992,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 14.00 % -
 Bhojpuri Bihari 27,000 84,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 15.00 % 1.00 % -
 British 500 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Deaf 4,500 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 65.05 % -
 Euronesian 17,000 125,000 English Christianity 99.00 % 12.00 % -
 Fijian 271,000 387,000 Fijian Christianity 98.50 % 43.67 % -
 Fijian Hindi 194,000 198,000 Hindi, Fiji Hinduism 32.00 % 31.03 % -
Fijian, Western 57,000 57,000 Fijian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 28.00 % -
Gonedauan 800 800 Gone Dau Christianity 98.00 % 21.00 % -
 Gujarati 24,000 2,462,000 Gujarati Hinduism 10.00 % 1.50 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 5,800 881,849,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 10.00 % 5.70 % -
Kadavu 11,000 11,000 Fijian Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 % -
Kiribertese 6,600 132,000 Kiribati Christianity 99.00 % 7.00 % -
Lauan 22,000 22,000 Lauan Christianity 97.00 % 28.00 % -
Lomaiviti Islander 1,800 1,800 Lomaiviti Christianity 98.00 % 19.00 % -
Nadroga 28,000 28,000 Fijian, Western Christianity 96.00 % 12.00 % -
Namosi 1,800 1,800 Namosi-Naitasiri-Serua Christianity 98.00 % 19.00 % -
 Punjabi 8,900 2,261,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 6.00 % 0.50 % -
Rotuman 11,000 11,000 Rotuman Christianity 98.00 % 17.00 % -
 Samoan 1,300 512,000 Samoan Christianity 97.00 % 18.00 % -
Solomoni Creole 7,100 48,000 Pijin Christianity 99.00 % 12.00 % -
 South Asian, Bengali-speaking 22,000 1,559,000 Bengali Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 South Asian, Telugu-speaking 33,000 920,000 Telugu Hinduism 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 77,000 2,825,000 Tamil Hinduism 22.00 % 10.00 % -
Tongan 1,300 223,000 Tongan Christianity 96.00 % 15.50 % -
Tuvaluan 500 18,000 Tuvaluan Christianity 98.00 % 17.80 % -
 Urdu 4,500 1,955,000 Urdu Islam 3.00 % 0.70 % 1
Vanua Levu, Central 3,700 3,700 Fijian Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Vanua Levu, Northeast 2,800 2,800 Fijian Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 % -
Vanua Levu, Southeast 2,800 2,800 Fijian Christianity 97.00 % 18.00 % -
Viti Levu, Northeast 23,000 23,000 Fijian Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 % -
Wallisian 900 35,000 Wallisian Christianity 100.00 % 19.00 % -
  Totals:  33 884,000         1 64.39 % 26.29 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 12,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 896,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Central 359,000
Eastern 39,000
Northern 143,000
Rotuma 2,100
Western 336,000
Provinces:  5 879,000
UN Country Population 896,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 32,468.6 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 86,635.0 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 23,330.2 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 12,981.4 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
884,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Bengali ben 1 0 Complete Bible
Bhojpuri bho 1 0 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 4 0 Complete Bible
Fijian fij 6 0 Complete Bible
Fijian, Western wyy 2 0 Bible Portions
Gone Dau goo 1 0 Translation Needed
Gujarati guj 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi, Fiji hif 1 0 New Testament
Kiribati gil 1 0 Complete Bible
Lauan llx 1 0 Translation Needed
Lomaiviti lmv 1 0 Translation Needed
Namosi-Naitasiri-Serua bwb 1 0 Translation Needed
Pijin pis 1 0 Complete Bible
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 0 Complete Bible
Rotuman rtm 1 0 Complete Bible
Samoan smo 1 0 Complete Bible
Tamil tam 1 0 Complete Bible
Telugu tel 1 0 Complete Bible
Tongan ton 1 0 Complete Bible
Tuvaluan tvl 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Urdu urd 1 1 Complete Bible
Wallisian wls 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 24 33 1   13 14 15 18 7

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 26.3 %)
64.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.3 %
Hinduism
28.5 %
Islam
4.3 %
Non-Religious
1.5 %
Other / Small Religions
1.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
1.8 %
Independent
13.9 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
Protestant
61.4 %
Roman Catholic
21.9 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Fiji Statistics
People Groups 33
Unreached People Groups 1  (3.0%)
Population 884,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.6%
Population in Unreached 4,500  (0.5%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 64.4%
Percent Evangelical 26.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 56%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code FJ
Official Language(s) EnglishFijian
Literacy Rate 94%
Estimated Illiterate Population 53,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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